• Award 4: The Employee Engagement & Support Award, Sponsored by Caterer.com


  • Criteria:

  • This award recognises employers in the Scottish catering, hospitality and tourism sectors who can provide measurable evidence of improvement in employee engagement throughout 2019, and who have since adapted their policies and strategies to support and enable the well-being of its workforce during the COVID-19 crisis. The award is open to organisations of any size, structure or discipline and entries are sought from operators who can demonstrate how effectively they have reassured, protected, interacted with and taken care of employees during the pandemic.

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    Nominations MUST include the following supporting information:

  • Outline the pre-COVID challenge your organisation faced with regard to employee engagement in 2019. (Maximum 150 words).
  • Explain the effect that the pandemic and resultant lock-down has had on your business and in particular your staff. (Maximum 150 words).
  • Provide an outline of any ideas, initiatives and practical support, implemented by your organisation, which aims to assist your employees and alleviate the effects of lock-down and subsequent reopening periods. (Maximum 150 words).
  • Provide measurable evidence of how these initiatives have helped to bolster positivity, well-being, trust and mental health among staff during the disruption. (Maximum 150 words).
  • Explain how your initiatives and support have helped to shape or change your employees’ outlook, prospects and training or career development opportunities as the sector emerges from lockdown.
  • Provide case studies and/or testimonials from former or current employees that illustrate the success of your organisation’s approach and support during the pandemic.
  • Substantiating Evidence

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